Sep 2, 2013 8:34 AM by AP

Poultry field day planned in Homer

The LSU AgCenter's Hill Farm Research Station will be the site of a Sept. 18 master farmer field day for poultry producers.
LSU AgCenter poultry specialist Theresia Lavergne said participants will receive credit for phase 2 of the Louisiana Master Farmer program, she said.
The program begins with registration at 9 a.m., followed by presentations on pasteurization of broiler litter, calibrating litter spreaders, using filter strips and evaluating fan dust using water-collection units.
Afternoon programs include introduction to the Louisiana Master Farmer Program and presentations on watersheds and coastal pollution control.
Registration is requested and interested persons can contract the Hill Farm Research Station at 318-927-2578, Jason Holmes at or 318-368-2999, or Lavergne at or 225-578-2473.
The research station is at 11959 Louisiana Highway 9 in Homer.

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